5G is about software fusing connectivity with computing on the edge. The Lab's startups are leading the way.
The 5G Open Innovation Lab selects 15 early- to late-stage companies twice a year to join our enterprise innovation program. Companies are led by founders that have demonstrated a vision and strategy for leveraging 5G networks to achieve digital transformation in the enterprise and advance applications and solutions in artificial intelligence, augmented reality, edge computing and IoT. We do not take an equity position in the companies that join the Lab. Once a member of the ecosystem, always a member of the ecosystem. Our family of startup companies are driving new products and services that are changing the world.
A5G Networks provides autonomous, distributed and hybrid cloud software for enabling 5G verticals. Founded by seasoned entrepreneurs who founded Parallel Wireless, A5G Networks is the industry’s first AI native telco infrastructure.
Access to leading telecoms technology is out of reach of most and has remained up to now a barrier to performance for many solution providers. AccelerComm is changing this with industry-beating digital comms IP that can be installed in semiconductor and software deployments by any equipment vendor or network operator.
Attila Security is a leader in network security that meets National Security standards. With NIAP-certified solutions, Attila provides simple, trustworthy security to be able to secure networks, endpoints, global users and file sharing.
Blue White Robotics connects people with autonomous solutions for us in agriculture and transportation. Through our platform, we manage multiple fleets of air & ground vehicles efficiently, and safely for agriculture, urban mobility and first responders.
Brodmann17 develops AI that is revolutionizing safety in mobility. The company’s computer-vision-centered technology saves 95% of compute power. This huge saving in cost has brought AI for the very first time to new verticals including mass-market passenger vehicles, video telematics and micro mobility.
DarwinAI helps enterprises build AI they can trust. Based on years of distinguished scholarship, the company’s patented explainability technology accelerates advanced computer vision applications for industrial use cases like quality inspection in manufacturing.
EdgeQ is a leading innovator creating the industry’s first 5G Base-Station-on-a-Chip. EdgeQ is inventing a new paradigm within the wireless infrastructure industry. Our vision is to provide 5G network with the lightness, simplicity, and economics of WiFi.
Evolute provides IT Managers an intelligent compute platform that runs any software at the edge. The Evolute Platform includes the ability to containerize, run, manage, and distribute software globally.
Juganu transforms the world into connected, safe and productive environments. They combine lighting with an AI-edge-compute platform to monitor, analyze, and secure public spaces. Juganu's technology empowers any organization to leverage the value of real-time data insights - both indoors and outdoors - to better serve customers, employees, and citizens, while protecting privacy.
Kubermatic’s platform automates the operations of Kubernetes clusters across multi-cloud, on-premises, and edge environments with a single management UI, addressing the operational challenge of running Kubernetes at scale.
LogDNA is a logging platform optimized for developers and Dev-ops teams. From the collection of logs all the way to driving actionability and automation, LogDNA empowers developers to identify issues in mission critical situations.
Metrolla facilitates automation from machine vision. Metrolla enables engineering teams to collect data on demand without interruption to production services that use the sensors. They expand and enhance smart sensor networking capability. They are in the Smart Cities and Autonomous Vehicles space.
MixComm is the “Antenna to AlgorithmTM” company solving the challenges constraining 5G mmWave performance by extending the link range, reducing power consumption, and reducing system costs with their RFSOI Front End ICs and modules
MixMode is an AI-driven Cybersecurity company with the most powerful solution available in detecting real time, unknown signature-based attacks (aka zero-day). This platform is powered by the only DARPA-defined Third Wave AI available on the market, based on science born out of spectral analysis.
Mutable is creating a public edge cloud that delivers faster internet and better quality of service for customers by acting as an Airbnb of servers. Mutable is a Techstars and CableLabs UpRamp alumni company.
NavTrac is solving a visibility problem for the multi-trillion-dollar container logistics industry. Our AI-powered Yard Management System (YMS) streamlines yard operations through automation and proactive optimization.
Numurus offers an Industry 4.0 subscription software platform that helps companies transform their products into smart solutions that include robotic interfacing, Edge AI processing, IoT connectivity, and Cloud services.
Applications require hardware and software infrastructure that are easy to consume, simple to operate and vendor agnostic. Through a common API or Web UI, OasisWorks provides composable infrastructure for your application, deployed at the datacenter or edge.
Onclave Networks, Inc. is a global cybersecurity leader transforming the future of securing all OT/IoT devices and systems. Improving on the methods and technology used by the Department of Defense (DoD) and U.S. Intelligence Community (IC), Onclave’s mission is to provide the fastest path to a more secure, simplified and scalable solution – making it easier and cost-effective for enterprises to manage and continuously monitor.
Pano leverages mountaintop cameras, satellites, AI, and intuitive software to detect the first wisps of smoke and put real-time fire images in the hands of first responders, all with the goal of enabling responders to reach fires faster and contain them while they are still small.
Polte creates a new class of location intelligence enabling heightened accessibility and greater speed to ROI for asset tracking in supply chain, logistics, Smart Warehouse, Industry 4.0 and a range of other sectors.
Proximie allows clinicians to virtually ‘scrub in’ to any operating room or cathlab from anywhere in the world. By empowering clinicians to share skills in real-time, we reduce variation in care and ensure patients receives the best healthcare every single time.
QuayChain builds digital infrastructure through private LTE/5G for the Supply Chain, creating Smart Industrial Hubs to harvest & democratize data through IoT and AI-driven solutions in large multi-modal locations.
SensorUp is a NATO-award winning geospatial IoT platform. SensorUp optimizes and automates complex physical operations, such as logistics and public safety, by aggregating data from sensors, extracting insights and dispatching resources with a workflow engine.
Simetric® is a holistic IoT lifecycle management platform. By normalizing discrepancies across IoT platforms into a unified management pane we've moved process automation of distributed devices to support ubiquitous edge deployments and intent based networking.
Taubyte is a distributed edge platform that eliminates software development, deployment, and routing complexity at the edge, allowing (I)IoT developers to focus on product features, while reducing costs and time to market
Teal provides intelligent connectivity and networking solutions to connected device makers and Private LTE/5G network operators. Through Teal IoT operators scale globally, automate connectivity workflows, access public and private networks, and evolve new technologies.
Thrugreen are a startup that makes old traffic lights smart by connecting them to live traffic data, reducing unnecessary red lights and reducing carbon emissions in the process. They enable cities to prioritize certain vehicles such as public transit, first responders or even approved car pools/ride shares to give them automatic green lights.
Founded by telecom, big data and AI veterans, Tupl's AI engine, TuplOS, utilizes machine learning and other features to enable faster innovation cycles for network and customer care operations with wireless operators across the US, Japan, Mexico, and Europe.